09 Jul 2020

Mazda reveals Mazda3 hot hatch with 186kW, 434Nm

Pumped up outputs for new Mazda3 Turbo see it bring more grunt than competitors, though it’s so far unlikely to reach Australia. Mazda USA has released two images and some spec details on the upcoming Mazda3 hot hatch, and it’s even more powerful than first thought. Available in both hatch

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08 Jul 2020

Super Soco TS1200R Review

It’s the SUPER of the FUTURE. Urban transportation gets a new spark with this all-electric commuter. If, like me, you remember Bernie Fraser and his monotone delivery spruiking industry superannuation funds in the late 1990s, you’ll know I’ve co-opted his slogan for the title of this review. So, what does

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06 Jul 2020

Mazda3 Turbo confirmed with 170kW/420Nm

Mazda is bringing back its hot hatch, this time turning up the wick with a 2.5L turbo engine producing over 400Nm of torque. Mazda’s first turbo hot hatch 3 since the 2013 Mazda3 MPS will be revealed this week, touting 170kW of power, 420Nm of torque, and all-wheel drive. Unlike

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03 Jul 2020

Mazda Skyactiv-X for Mazda3 and CX-30 from $40k

Flagship Skyactiv-X mild-hybrid power arrives to Mazda3 and CX-30. Mazda’s all-new Skyactiv-X petrol compression ignition engine is arriving in Australia next month. The engine will debut in the new Mazda 3 as the Mazda3 X20 Astina, asking a $3000 premium over the equivalent G25 (2.5L engine) model. This bring the

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02 Jul 2020

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 & Continental GT 650 review

Double Act. While sharing engines, frames and a number of other parts, Royal Enfield’s long-awaited 650 twins are anything but identical. In the Bullet, Classic, Continental and Himalayan that Royal Enfield have released here to date, the growth in the model range has reflected the evolution of the brand, but

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01 Jul 2020

$3.5m Pininfarina Battista confirmed for Australia

Pininfarina will officially sell the Battista hypercar in Australia, allocating a small number of vehicles for delivery. Automobili Pininfarina has partnered with Melbourne-based Lorbek Luxury Cars to sell the incredible zero-emissions Battista hypercar in Australia. Confirming that the car will be available for purchase in Australia via the exotic car

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01 Jul 2020

Ineos Grenadier revealed and confirmed for Australia

Ineos has shown us what the Grenadier looks like – a new wagon and ute 4×4 for Australia. Ineos has revealed the all-new the Grenadier four-wheel drive. It looks undoubtedly like the spiritual successor to the Land Rover Defender, with boxy proportions and utilitarian purpose at the forefront. It is

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30 Jun 2020

Audi RS6 and RS7 price and spec for Australia

Audi’s flagship uber wagon and super coupe-sedan will be here next month. Audi Australia has revealed pricing and specification of the new generation replacements for the RS6 and RS7. The new duo will launch in Australia July 24, bringing a more powerful drivetrain, more spec and safety features yet at

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30 Jun 2020

More rugged Defender Hard Top revealed

Hard Top range returns to Land Rover Defender. Land Rover has confirmed it will introduce a new Hard Top variant to the Defender in both 90 and 110 wheelbases. On the list of improvements (if you’re after a work truck, not a Toorak tractor) are options for things like increased

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29 Jun 2020

Peugeot Django scooter review

We may not like to admit it, but style is a factor when we’re looking to purchase a new motorcycle. All motorcycle manufacturers understand this and also understand that nailing the styling can often make or break a bike’s success in the marketplace. Styling is subjective, though, with the same

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